British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal

We deal with human rights complaints in BC

The BC Human Rights Tribunal is responsible for accepting, screening, mediating, and adjudicating human rights complaints.


  • November 2023 update
    The Tribunal is pleased to welcome eight new Tribunal Members: Ijeamaka Anika, Jonathan Chapnick, Robin Dean, Andrea Duncan, Theressa Etmanski, Christopher Foy, Andrew Robb, and Laila Said-Alam. The Tribunal has updated its Backlog Strategy regarding the Screening Inventory Project. The Tribunal is continuing its process review and managing delays in its process as a result… Read more: November 2023 update
  • Annual report 2022-2023
    BCHRT’s Annual Report 2022-2023 has been filed with the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly and is now available to the public.
  • Tribunal updates
    The Tribunal has updated the Backlog Strategy, Case Path Pilot Project, and Public Hearings.
  • Tribunal backlog strategy
    The Chair has issued a message about the Tribunal’s backlog strategy.
  • Message from the Chair about the Tribunal’s backlog strategy
    Last updated: December 15, 2023 Background In past three years, the Tribunal experienced a rapid spike in the number of complaints filed. The Tribunal did not have the capacity to address the increased number of complaints. As a result, there is a backlog of cases and growing delays for parties at every stage of the… Read more: Message from the Chair about the Tribunal’s backlog strategy